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Studies

Publication of commissioned projects

03/15/2023

Support study on the review of the Broadband Cost Reduction Directive

An evaluation of the Broadband Cost Reduction Directive, the development and impact assessment of policy options for the revision of the Directive.

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03/14/2023

Internet of Things (IoT): Connected devices and machines in small and medium sized enterprises

The study results are based on a survey among employees from Mittelstand-Digital Zentren which are actively exchanging with numerous small and…

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12/19/2022

Strategic importance of cloud services for the digital sovereignty of SMEs

The WIK study commissioned by the German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) examines the importance of cloud services (offered in particular by…

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12/07/2022

Parcel delivery quality in Germany outperforms legal requirements

Federal Network Agency publishes results of a study by WIK-Consult and Spectos

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12/01/2022

Municipalities and start-ups work together to protect climate

State of play: Smart cities and digital regions by Stadt.Land.Digital

This analysis by Stadt.Land.Digital provides an overview of relevant smart city topics for the second half of 2022. It analyses smart city projects…

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11/23/2022

Interoperability, switchability and portability: Implications for the Cloud

This study seeks to provide insights on the meaning of cloud services, and the circumstances in which portability and interoperability may be relevant…

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10/28/2022

Secure digitization of small and medium-sized enterprises

Expert survey in the Mittelstand-Digital network on the opportunities and challenges of introducing and certifying ISMS in small and medium-sized…

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09/14/2022

Blockchain for SME – Report for the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action

The WIK study for BMWK focuses on blockchain in SMEs, including current usage, forms of implementations, opportunities and obstacles, as well as…

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09/13/2022

Interoperability regulations for digital services - Impact on competition, innovation and digital sovereignty especially for platform and communication services

This study examines (a lack of) interoperability as a possible driver for concentration tendencies as well as the impact of corresponding obligations…

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06/30/2022

The data economy in the energy industry

An analysis of the status quo and ways into the future of the energy industry through the data economy

The commissioned work examines the importance of data for the energy transition. Data has so far often been insufficiently shared with other market…

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06/15/2022

Mastering municipal challenges digitally (2022)

Representative municipal study commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection

The Stadt.Land.Digital initiative regularly examines the development and implementation of digitization strategies in German municipalities in…

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06/01/2022

Smart municipalities: Reach out to the potentials of digitization

State of play: Smart cities and digital regions by Stadt.Land.Digital

As part of its work for the Federal initiative Stadt.Land.Digital, WIK-Consult provides an overview an overview of relevant and discussed topics of…

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